Setting up as self-employed and tax

Set up and register as self-employed
Setting up as a self-employed sole trader is the simplest and quickest way to start a business

Self-employed ready reckoner
A tool to help you budget for your first Self Assessment tax bill if you’re self-employed

Set up as a sole trader
Sole traders must register with HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and follow certain rules on running and naming their business

Self-employed business expenses (e-learning)
E-learning tax tool to help ensure you are claiming the right allowable expenses for your business

HMRC calculators and tools
HM Revenue and Customs calculators and tools to help you work out your tax